Principal Consultant, Project Manager


ERM – Principal Environmental Project Manager

This is an opportunity for a values-driven senior-level Project Manager looking to advance their career with a global environmental services leader.  At ERM, you will work with the world's leading organizations, delivering innovative solutions, and helping them to understand and manage their sustainability and business challenges. In this role, you will:

  • Provide project management and senior project leadership on projects with budgets up to $2M
  • Lead a rapidly growing team of technical specialists delivering impact assessment, permitting, reclamation and/or contaminated sites or other environmental or sustainability work throughout Canada
  • Play a key role in helping to grow our business in the sectors where we work
  • Enjoy a flexible working arrangement from one of our offices across Canada, and /or working remotely/from home


We want to do great things; we need your help

As a Senior Project Manager with a passion for the environment you will be motivated by leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver projects and proposals for EAs/EISs, permit applications and management plans, strategic and annual planning, risk management, regulatory and engagement strategies, socio-economic strategies, and/ or environmental management systems.

You will represent ERM and play a key role helping to build our business and win new projects. Your big-picture thinking, and ability to build strong external and internal relationships based on trust and reciprocity will be valued.


What you will do:

  • Work on multiple projects and serve as Project Manager to ensure deliverables achieve client expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.
  • Use project management tools and controls to manage project performance and mitigate risk.
  • Liaise with accounting teams to ensure timely submission and payment of client invoices
  • Ensure project work is executed safely and all documentation is in place
  • Proactively and cooperatively work across ERM teams to secure project team resources
  • Contribute to business development of ERM’s service areas. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective proposals, including development of scopes and cost estimates, and take an active leadership role in developing new business with new and existing clients.
  • Contribute to overall success of Project Management Team through leading, managing performance, hiring and retention, inspiring and mentoring team members
  • Actively contribute to ERM’s project management technical community and collaborate with other ERM global practitioners to execute projects.


Who you are:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in sciences, environment, business, engineering or a related field
  • 8+ years of related experience, ideally with experience in environmental consulting services
  • Experience and understanding of environmental regulatory requirements for development of capital projects.  Experience with the mining sector is an asset.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work collaboratively in teams
  • High integrity with negotiating and influencing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate ERM values related to risk management and become a safety ambassador
  • Experience and confidence to effectively address client needs and develop/ maintain client relationships
  • Experience working with the provincial and federal regulatory agencies, Indigenous interests, and the public
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and project management approaches/tools

This is a full-time position.



Please follow the link to our careers site to apply below:–Project-Manager–Mid-Senior-Level-_R00018846


Qualified candidates will be contacted by email. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!




Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.


For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.


Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.


EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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